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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpisula solidissima (Dillwyn, 1817) 
AphiaID: 156996

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodonta (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuheterodonta (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorImparidentia (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMactroidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMactridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpisula (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpisula solidissima (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpisula Gray, 1837
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMactra solidissima Dillwyn, 1817
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMactra gigantea Lamarck, 1818
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMactra procera Dillwyn, 1817
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMactra similis Say, 1822
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMactra solidissima Dillwyn, 1817
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMactra solidissima curta Gould, 1871
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpisula (Hemimactra) solidissima (Dillwyn, 1817) · accepted, alternate representation
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpisula solidissima similis (Say, 1822)
Sources  basis of record Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorreuzenstrandschelp  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic surfclamChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic surf clam  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editormactre solideChecked: verified by a taxonomic editormactre de l'AtlantiqueChecked: verified by a taxonomic editormactre d'Amérique  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRiesentrogmuschel  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpisula solidissima similis (Say, 1822) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpisula solidissima (Dillwyn, 1817)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDigby [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew River [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParachristianella dimegacantha Kruse, 1959 [via synonym] (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (21 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (138 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FAO Species fact sheets 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (266 nucleotides; 29 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Information system on Aquatic Non-Indigenous and Cryptogenic Species (AquaNIS) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Bivalves of the British Isles webpage at National Museum of Wales 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions reaches 10 to 12.5 cm in size [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to South Carolina [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction separate sexes, usually not dimorphic in shell structure; fertilization occurs within the mantle cavity anf young hatch as pelagic larvae (generalized for group) [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156996
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-20 11:54:45Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2010-04-01 09:34:05Z  checked  Rosenberg, Gary
2010-09-23 10:34:21Z  changed  Huber, Markus
  
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  Citation: Huber, M.; Rosenberg, G. (2010). Spisula solidissima (Dillwyn, 1817). In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/traits/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156996 on 2017-10-21
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